九重

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiǔchóng
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄡˇ ㄔㄨㄥˊ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi̯oʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʈ͡ʂʰʊŋ³⁵/

Noun[edit]

九重 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin jiǔchóng)

  1. (archaic) the ninth and highest layer of heaven
  2. (archaic) a cloistered life of seclusion within the palace walls